New Delhi, May 18 UNI | 2 months ago

President Pranab Mukherjee today dissolved the 15th lok Sabha, a Rashtrapati Bhawan communique said.

The communique said the President has signed the order for dissolving the 15th lok Sabha.

"The Cabinet, in its meeting held yesterday, had advised the President to dissolve the Fifteenth Lok Sabha with immediate effect.

The President accepted the advice of the Cabinet and today signed the Order dissolving the Fifteenth Lok Sabha in exercise of the powers conferred upon him by sub-clause (b) of Clause (2) Article 85 of the Constitution," the Rashtrapati Bhawan communique said.

(Posted on 18-05-2014)